Alpaca farm fire kills 8 alpacas, one farm dog

The owner of an alpaca farm south of Calgary is devastated after a deadly fire that killed eight of her animals and her beloved dog.

A structure fire tore through the property at Prairie Spirit Alpacas in Millarville in Alberta.

All that remained Friday morning was a large pile of rubble, including pieces of a barn scattered throughout the property that were still smouldering 48 hours after the fire started.

Firefighters remained on the property, monitoring the situation and extinguishing the hotspots.

The first fire started about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, just hours before “Prairie Spirit Alpacas was set to receive 500 fresh bales of hay.

The owner, Carmen Jadick, said the bales were wet and worried that may have caused them to heat up faster.

The alpaca farm offers tours on Saturday for a donation.

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